"BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL": Maya confides in an ally about her and Rick's plan to be together. Carter becomes contemplative about his past relationship with Maya when he tells Ridge that he's looking for a good woman to share his life with. With the holiday just around the corner; Wyatt is beside himself unaware of the current status of his marriage or what his future holds. The Forrester family introduces their holiday tradition to the new additions of their inner circle. Ivy experiences her very first Christmas in Los Angeles
SNEAK PEEK: A shocking New Year's kiss
"DAYS OF OUR LIVES:" Nicole snoops around Serena's hotel room hoping to find information on Eric's mysterious ex-lover. Jennifer extends a friendly invitation to Daniel. Will and Sonny take Arianna for a long-overdue visit with Gabi. Doug and Julie arrive in town for the holidays -- and Doug is furious with Hope for not telling him about Aiden. The Kiriakis men give Victor a special gift. As the Hortons gather for a Christmas Eve celebration, the Bradys also have a heartwarming get-together, where Eric introduces Serena to the rest of his family. John returns home for the holiday, just in time to reunite with Brady and Marlena.
SNEAK PEEK: Rafe is fired
"GENERAL HOSPITAL:" Johnny helps a fellow prisoner by repaying him for a favor. Carlos has a warning for Jordan, and Shawn fears she now has a target on her back. Fluke updates Julian on the status of Luke, and later instructs Julian to carry out a mission. Alexis is about to tell Molly the truth about Ric, but is quickly interrupted by a surprise visitor. It's a heartwarming Christmas Eve with holiday miracles. Maxie receives an uplifting gift.
SNEAK PEEK: No New Year's kisses
"YOUNG AND RESTLESS:" Billy brings Chelsea to Delia's roadside memorial. Chelsea comforts Billy as he puts a picture of Katie at the site. Adam sneaks into the penthouse. But Chelsea soon comes home and he is forced to hide in the closet. Paul is dressed up as Santa for an event the Police Department is having at Crimson Lights. Nick comes in with Faith and tells Paul that he needs a Christmas miracle. Paul mentions to Dylan that he'll talk to the Mayor to try and get the landmark status of Crimson Lights pushed through. Meanwhile, Sharon thinks that what is best for Faith is for Nick to drop the custody suit. Nick doesn't agree and says they need to work harder to make Faith accept the reality of the situation. Victor demands he get Ashley to confide in him.
SNEAK PEEK: Like mother like daughter